Of Continence

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Of Continence

We must next consider the potential parts of temperance:

  1. continence;
  2. clemency;
  3. modesty. Under the first head we must consider continence and incontinence. With regard to continence there are four points of inquiry:
  4. Whether continence is a virtue?
  5. What is its matter?
  6. What is its subject?
  7. Of its comparison with temperance.